Secretary-General commends success of SL Presidential Election

Image: Incoming President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka. UN Photo/Marco Castro 9 January 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the people of Sri Lanka on the successful conclusion of the country’s presidential

Secretary-General’s Message: Human Rights Day 2014

On Human Rights Day we speak out. We denounce authorities who deny the rights of any person or group. We declare that human rights are for all of us, all the time: whoever we are

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UN Day 2014

In marking the 69th United Nations Day, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reaffirmed the United Nations’ commitment to empowering the marginalized and vulnerable. With less than 500 days until the 2015 end date for the

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